Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida, Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2015

Look to the Ground Beneath Your Feet for Heating and Cooling

Monday, July 27th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

No homeowner would turn down an efficient and reliable HVAC system. Considering just how much we rely on our air conditioners in particular, it’s important that they not only be there during the most brutal days of summer, but also that they operate as efficiently as possible. After all, aren’t your cooling bills high enough? Geothermal technology continues to provide homeowners with a long-term, high-efficiency solution for year-round comfort, though it is not nearly as well known as central air units, heat pumps or even ductless mini splits. But with increasing public attention surrounding the environmental side effects of excessive energy consumption, it might be time to see what the ground on your property can do for you. (more…)

SEER Rating: What It Means for Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 20th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Energy efficiency is an important part of selecting an air conditioning system for a home, and if you have professionals helping you with the installation (and you always should) you will end up with an AC that will provide you with the level of cooling you need combined with energy-saving performance.

The way the energy efficiency of air conditioners is measured is with the SEER rating. We’ll explain how this rating works and how it applies to your AC’s performance. (more…)

3 Ways You May Be Accidentally Damaging Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 13th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

When it’s summer in Florida, air conditioning systems will put in some serious overtime to keep homes cool and comfortable. You don’t need us to explain to you how important the central AC in your house is during these hottest months of the year. But perhaps you may need some help to keep the air conditioner from encountering troubles with malfunctions and drops in efficiency. There are some ways that you may be damaging your air conditioner and not even know it. Here are three to watch out for this summer—and every summer to come. (more…)

A Helpful Thermostat Tip for Saving Money This Summer

Monday, July 6th, 2015 by Tom Vatter

Any summer in Florida is a hot summer. This means keeping the air conditioner in your home running on a regular basis. But does this also have to mean skyrocketing electrical bills? You can expect those bills to increase, but there are ways you can keep them in check. We have some advice for how to set your thermostat during the summer that will keep you cool while at the same time maximizing energy savings. (more…)